Cape Town - Tornado coach Tshepo Motsoeneng
believes Kaizer Chiefs offered his side very little threat in attack
during Sunday's 1-0 defeat to the Glamour Boys in the Nedbank Cup.
Amakhosi eliminated the ABC Motsepe league outfit from the
competition in the Round-of-32 though it did require an own goal and
extra time to do so.
Defender Abongile Twani was the unfortunate man as he sent the ball sailing into his own net following a cross from the left.
Nonetheless, Motsoeneng says his side deserve a lot of credit for how they competed against South Africa's most popular team.
Speaking to SuperSport after the game, the former Santos
goalkeeper said: "What can I say? I thought we could have done better in
some instances, I thought we could have caught them on transitions.
"But I thought my players were on some 'people should see what I can do' instead of playing for the team.
"You need to be a team player so people can come and scout you. That
was first half. Second half, we started slow but we got to the game.
"At the end of the day we had to score ourselves [in order for them
to beat us]. They gave us nothing, they were not threatening us in a way
I could say we were outclassed. We were sitting in front of them.
"We knew what they were going to do, I know Middendorp he's going to
go wide, diagonal. Wide, diagonal trying to catch us. I'm proud of the
boys. I can go home and sleep. I'm so happy. We're going for the league!
I have no fear. I had no fear for this team [Kaizer Chiefs]. I was
angry when we started, but I said I will take the pressure.
"They didn't score. We scored ourselves. We had to score ourselves
for them to come out of this. But it's okay, it's football, we learn
from these things."